UTF8 on LC server

Mike Bonner bonnmike at gmail.com
Thu May 31 20:17:22 EDT 2018


on-rev host is 7.0.1  you can get it with version()

On Thu, May 31, 2018 at 6:14 PM, Tim Selander via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> Hi Kee and Alex,
>
> The original documents I'm working with are UTF8, so that's that I've been
> using. So converting them to UTF16 is recommended? I'll try that.
>
> Alex, desktop is version 8 something, and the server is the one installed
> on the on-rev host; can't remember what the key in $_Server for than info
> is, and Googling failed me this time...
>
> Tim Selander
>
> On 2018/06/01 8:55, kee nethery via use-livecode wrote:
>
>> I’m assuming you are using “unicode” (aka UTF-16) and not UTF8 to do all
>> your transforming of the data?
>> Kee
>>
>> On May 31, 2018, at 4:46 PM, Tim Selander via use-livecode <
>>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Thanks, Kee.
>>>
>>> Actually, I had found the reference to codepoint in the dictionary and
>>> tried it. But it seems to work the same as character -- breaking kanji. My
>>> test code is "put codepoint 500 to 550 of variable1" and the webpage shows:
>>> �。こうして夕があり、朝があった。�  The beginning and ending kanji got split in half.
>>> Identical results to "put char 500 to 550."
>>>
>>> Tim Selander
>>>
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